American Football, Flag Football, International

Irish-American Flag Football Classic 2010-2014

Results 2010-2014

 

Year Winning Team   Runners-Up  
2010 Dublin 8s 27 Phoenix Park Pirates 7
2011 Phoenix Park Pirates W Dublin 8s L
2012 Dublin 8s 44 Phoenix Park Pirates 37
2013 Dublin 8s 54 Phoenix Park Pirates 33
2014 Dublin 8s W Phoenix Park Pirates L

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Report

The Irish-American Flag Football Classic was held every 4th July, Independence Day, in the Ambassadors Residence, Phoenix Park, Dublin, between the Dublin 8s, representing the American Embassy in Dublin 8, and the Phoenix Park Pirates, represesenting the Ambassadors Residence in Phoenix Park. [1][2][3][4][5]

Dan Rooney, Irish-American owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, coached one of the teams and the game featured top GAA players, with the game being played in front of an invited audience in temporary stands buillt for the purpose.[1][2][3][4][5]

References

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Websites

[5] Irish American Football Association (2014) IAFL Action on Independence Day [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-action-on-independence-day/ [Accessed 24 October 2017]

Media

[1] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2010) Irish-American Flag football Classic, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMvy_LtiNYE [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[2] U.S. Embassy Dublin – Flickr Account (2011) Photo, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usembassydub/5925621633# [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[3] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2012) Irish-American Flag football Classic, Published on Jul 4, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyMdDwvQolc [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[4] U.S. Embassy Dublin – You Tube Channel (2013) 2013 Flag Football Highlights, Published on Jul 12, 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1YwjtqAZDI [Accessed 24 October 2017]

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Joe Grey, Todd Zboyan, Sondra Maher, Rick & Kim Kelley and Tim Leadingham

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 11 April 2019

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